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Army warns against protesting 22 killed in Jos

 Army warns against protesting 22 killed in Jos  

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The Nigerian Army on Tuesday warned Muslims community and those calling for protest in Jos over the killing of 22 Muslims travellers in Jos on Saturday, August 14, 2021.
There has been a message circulating on social media, calling on Muslims to embark on protest over the killing of 22 travelling devotees in Jos.
Reacting on Tuesday, Major Ishaku Takwa, Military Information Officer, Operation Safe Haven (OPSH) said, “The attention of Operation SAFE HAVEN (OPSH) has been drawn to a message circulating on social media calling on Muslim youths to embark on peaceful protest slated for tomorrow, Wednesday 18 August 2021.
His words: “The message purportedly stated that the demonstration is expected to commence from Massallacin Jumaa Yan Dankali to Plateau State House of Assembly Complex.”
He said, OPSH is sending a strong warning to those planning this demonstration (if it is true) and the originator of the message to have a rethink, adding that, the 24 hours curfew imposed by His Excellency the Executive Governor of Plateau State Rt Hon Simon Bako Lalong on Jos North local government and 12 hour curfew on Jos South and Bassa Local government area is still in place and we are fully deployed to ensure its



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